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Test Code EBABG Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) VCA IgG Antibody

Additional Codes


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection.  

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: Not defined

Refrigerated: 48 hours

Frozen: > 48 hours

Reference Range


Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, QNS, severely hemolyzed samples and any sample from which the lipid layer has not been removed.

Report Available

1 day

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)



Day(s) Performed